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Article title Summary Date published
SETIS: Electronic Texts at the University of Sydney Library

Creagh Cole describes a project dedicated to providing in-house access to a large number of electronic texts on CD-ROM.

project update

issue8

March 1997

Monash University Electronic Reserve Project

Hans W. Groenewegen, Debbie Hedger and Iris Radulescu describe Monash University's Electronic Reserve Project which is at the core of the electronic library project at the University's new Berwick campus.

project update

issue8

March 1997

Preserving Oral History Recordings

Colin Webb and Kevin Bradley look at some of the practical realities, and implications, of introducing digital technology into the sound preservation functions of the National Library of Australia.

project update

issue8

March 1997

Australian Co-operative Digitisation Project, 1840-45

Ross Coleman describes a project which will create a unique research infrastructure in Australian studies through the digital conversion of Australian serials and fiction of the seminal period 1840-45.

project update

issue8

March 1997

Making a MARC With Dublin Core

Jon Knight revisits his Perl module for processing MARC records that was introduced in the last issue and adds UNIMARC, USMARC and a script that converts Dublin Core metadata into USMARC records.

tooled up

issue8

March 1997

Introducing Web Focus

UK Web Focus - a strange job title. What is it? What does it do? In this article Brian Kelly describes his role as UK Web Focus, his previous involvement with the Web and his work as the JISC representative on the World Wide Web Consortium.

tooled up

issue8

March 1997

From MERCI to DESIRE: European Digital Library Projects

Dave Hartland writes the Netskills Corner column for this edition. In it, he provides a brief overview of some of the EU-funded Telematics for Research projects.

tooled up

issue8

March 1997

Performance and Security: Notes for System Administrators

Performance and Security - Notes for System Administrators: Andy Powell offers some hints and tips on the performance and security aspects of running electronic library services on UNIX based machines.

tooled up

issue8

March 1997

Public Libraries Corner

In the Public Libraries Corner for this issue, a guest writer, Catherine Wrathall, writes about the current provision of Internet-based community information in public libraries.

regular column

issue8

March 1997

Web Access for the Disabled: ASK

Cathy Murtha describes a simple, but effective, library enquiry system, of use to disabled and non-disabled people.

regular column

issue8

March 1997

Wire: Interview with Icarus Sparry

In his own words, Icarus Sparry tells us how what he is doing at the University of Bath, as well as revealing his own opinions on various aspects of networking, such as firewalls and network charging.

regular column

issue8

March 1997

Search Engine Corner

Tracey Stanley looks at 'Push', where a network-based service 'pushes' information to your machine, rather than you 'pulling' information from the service.

regular column

issue8

March 1997

OMNI Corner: New Societies for the Exploitation of Medicine on the Internet

Sue Welsh looks at developments of interest to medics publishing on the Internet.

regular column

issue8

March 1997

Down Your Way: The Natural History Museum

John Kirriemuir takes in megabytes of trilobites at the Natural History Museum.

regular column

issue8

March 1997

View from the Hill - Jon Ferguy

Do networks play any part in the making of films? Isobel Stark is shaken (not stirred) when she finds out more from Jon Ferguy.

regular column

issue8

March 1997

Around the Table – Engineering

Roddy MacLeod casts an EEVL eye over engineering resources.

regular column

issue8

March 1997

Interface: Jane Core

Chris Bailey discusses librarians and learning with Jane Core of EduLib.

regular column

issue8

March 1997

Down Under With the Dublin Core

Paul Miller and Tony Gill offer a view of the recent Dublin Core metadata workshop in the Australian capital, Canberra.

event report

issue8

March 1997

Beyond the Beginning: The Global Digital Library

Hazel Gott introduces a major Digital Library event, taking place this June in London.

event report

issue8

March 1997

Unique Identifiers in a Digital World

Andy Powell reports on a seminar organised jointly by Book Industry Communication and the UKOLN on the use of unique identifiers in electronic publishing.

event report

issue8

March 1997

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